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Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2016/17, there were an average of 42,207 international visitors to City of Canterbury Bankstown. Average length stay for international visitors was 40.5 days, higher than the average for New South Wales.

Tourism is an important part of the economy. Tourism Research Australia (TRA) run annual visitor surveys to measure the size and composition of the tourism market in each area, and this data is presented here. Tourism may include overseas visitors in the country for a holiday, business or education, Australian visitors staying overnight, or local day trippers visiting the area. These different types of tourists will utilize different services within the economy, so understanding the different tourism markets is important for Local Government and businesses.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

International visitors
City of Canterbury Bankstown - 2009/10 to 2016/17City of Canterbury BankstownNew South WalesCity of Canterbury Bankstown as a % of New South Wales
YearVisitorsVisitor nights % change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days) VisitorsVisitor nights% change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights
5 year average42,2071,700,826--40.54,534,39880,696,776--17.80.92.1
2016/1760,0672,516,270+61.741.95,382,27692,293,840+6.617.11.12.7
2015/1644,0201,556,375+5.335.44,833,51686,575,193+9.017.90.91.8
2014/1536,8621,477,805-2.740.14,403,68479,453,624+5.818.00.81.9
2013/1439,1461,518,208+5.838.84,156,87075,097,821+7.218.10.92.0
2012/1330,9381,435,473+19.846.43,895,37970,063,401+5.218.00.82.1
2011/1232,4301,198,228-7.436.93,656,99166,573,737+0.718.20.91.8
2010/1132,8521,294,229+23.639.43,821,03666,132,998+8.717.30.92.0
2009/1028,5211,047,168--36.73,772,78060,866,347--16.10.81.7

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less. Suppressed figures are still used in the 5 year average calculations.

International visitors
International visitors 2016/17, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 60,067 people 2015/16, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 44,020 people 2014/15, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 36,862 people 2013/14, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 39,146 people 2012/13, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 30,938 people 2011/12, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 32,430 people 2010/11, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 32,852 people 2009/10, City of Canterbury Bankstown: 28,521 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2016/17.
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